Diet Assistant (Flex)
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Job Title: Diet Assistant (Flex)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Hospitality Services
Schedule: Per Diem
Work Type: Part time
Department: JM-GMC Food Services Team
Date Posted: 11/15/2023
Job ID: R-52497
Job SummaryUtilizing department software, the Diet Assistant
transcribes patient diet orders in a manner that facilitates
accurate delivery of nourishment from tray line to patient. In
tandem with clinical nutrition staff, ensures that patients'
specialized dietary needs are met.
- Enters nourishment specifications, allergies, food dislikes and
other specialized information in the progress notes of each
patient's diet history maintenance file.
- Checks the accuracy of the Substitution list, generated by the
Information system, and makes decisions regarding the accuracy
- Calculates fluid restrictions and other specialized meal
patterns according to procedure and specialized meal plans.
- Processes patient tray tickets, before each meal, to ensure all
tray tickets are correct according to the patient's diet
prescription and that all patients receive a tray, as ordered.
- Receives information via EPIC, fax, ADT, phone and diet list
regarding new admissions, transfers, expirations and diet
- Updates patient's menu and tray ticket, as needed.
- Prints tray tickets, tally reports, nourishment labels and
other required reports on the diet office printers.
- Accepts credit card payments and tracks meals for
- Initiates downtime and emergency procedures when required and
helps to direct staff at the site to ensure patients are fed when
resources may be limited.Work is typically performed in an office
environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific
obligations and complying with all organization policies and
procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not
intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements
considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
EducationHigh School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about
caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger
family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone
as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure
colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our
knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the
caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and
better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community,
and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our
patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare
benefits for full time and part time positions from day one,
including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as
important, from senior management on down, we encourage an
atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know
that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds
makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come
from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse
workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be
an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
Keywords: Geisinger, Scranton , Diet Assistant (Flex), Other , Lairdsville, Pennsylvania
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